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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [yDNAhgI] Derived vs. Ancestral
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 00:42:23 -0400
References: <389061.30798.qm@web51612.mail.re2.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <389061.30798.qm@web51612.mail.re2.yahoo.com>


The "derived" condition means you possess a "new" mutation, one not possessed by
your ancestors. If you don't possess this mutation, it means you have the
"ancestral" condition.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Behalf Of John Weaver
> Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 1:53 PM
> To: Haplogroup I
> Subject: [yDNAhgI] Derived vs. Ancestral
>
> Hello!
>
> Can anyone define the difference between a SNP that is
> derived, as opposed to ancestral?
>
> Thanks!
> John Weaver
>
> Kit Number: N42207
> ySearch code: NPCPJ
>
>


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